The Best Chesapeake Colleges

Chesapeake, Virginia area Colleges

There are 2 ranked colleges within the Chesapeake city limits and 25 colleges within a 50 mile radius. Area colleges collectively enroll a total of 93,157 students. If you're looking for a large school, Old Dominion University enrolls the most students with 333 currently taking classes. In terms of affordability, Elizabeth City State University offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the Chesapeake area at $1,000 per year.

The top rated college in the area is College of William and Mary in Williamsburg which is ranked #45 in the nation by CollegeSimply.

Also explore Chesapeake area public, private, four year, public four year, community and junior colleges.

The Chesapeake area is home to popular nationally ranked institutions like College of William and Mary.


25 results

College of William and Mary
W
Williamsburg, VA
College of William and Mary

Public 4 Year

4 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in America

  • 8,939enrollment
  • $18,588net price
  • 42%acceptance rate
  • 1300-1490SAT range
  • 30-34ACT range
  • 4.28Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

50 miles from Chesapeake

Virginia Wesleyan College
V
Norfolk, VA
Virginia Wesleyan College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#8 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 1,347enrollment
  • $23,512net price
  • 74%acceptance rate
  • 960-1190SAT range
  • 20-29ACT range
  • 3.42Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

15 miles from Chesapeake

Old Dominion University
O
Norfolk, VA
Old Dominion University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#9 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 24,286enrollment
  • $17,162net price
  • 95%acceptance rate
  • 960-1170SAT range
  • 18-25ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 15

14 miles from Chesapeake

Regent University
R
Virginia Beach, VA
Regent University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#12 Best Private Colleges in Virginia

  • 10,483enrollment
  • $14,785net price
  • 50%acceptance rate
  • 940-1220SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • 3.4Avg Weighted GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

10 miles from Chesapeake

Elizabeth City State University
E
HBCU
Elizabeth City, NC
Elizabeth City State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Public Universities in North Carolina

  • 2,002enrollment
  • $3,270net price
  • 75%acceptance rate
  • 840-1000SAT range
  • 15-19ACT range
  • 3.16Avg GPA

28 miles from Chesapeake

Norfolk State University
N
HBCU
Norfolk, VA
Norfolk State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#13 Best Public Universities in Virginia

  • 5,457enrollment
  • $15,657net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 840-1020SAT range
  • 15-20ACT range
  • 2.9Avg GPA

12 miles from Chesapeake

Chowan University
C
Murfreesboro, NC
 
Chowan University

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

#18 Best Private Colleges in North Carolina

  • 1,100enrollment
  • $16,784net price
  • 67%acceptance rate
  • 790-1000SAT range
  • 14-17ACT range
  • 2.66Avg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

47 miles from Chesapeake

College of the Albemarle
A
Elizabeth City, NC
 
College of the Albemarle

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 2,508enrollment
  • $4,613net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

25 miles from Chesapeake

Mid Atlantic Christian University
M
Elizabeth City, NC
 
Mid Atlantic Christian University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 165enrollment
  • $21,276net price
  • 43%acceptance rate
  • 893-1095SAT range
  • 16-22ACT range
  • 3.09Avg GPA

Applications Due May 23

26 miles from Chesapeake

Roanoke Chowan Community College
R
Ahoskie, NC
 
Roanoke Chowan Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 525enrollment
  • $7,870net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

47 miles from Chesapeake

Advanced Technology Institute
A
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Advanced Technology Institute

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 461enrollment
  • $18,978net price
  • 70%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

13 miles from Chesapeake

Christopher Newport University
C
Newport News, VA
Christopher Newport University

Public 4 Year

3 reviews

 

  • 4,868enrollment
  • $25,393net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.82Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

29 miles from Chesapeake

Bryant and Stratton College Virginia Beach
B
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Bryant and Stratton College Virginia Beach

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,515enrollment
  • $12,932net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

14 miles from Chesapeake

Centura College Virginia Beach
C
Virginia Beach, VA
 
Centura College Virginia Beach

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 99enrollment
  • $24,879net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

17 miles from Chesapeake

Hampton University
H
HBCU
Hampton, VA
Hampton University

Private 4 Year

5 reviews

 

  • 3,516enrollment
  • $28,952net price
  • 36%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.3Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

24 miles from Chesapeake

Paul D Camp Community College
P
Franklin, VA
 
Paul D Camp Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,237enrollment
  • $4,319net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.2Avg GPA

35 miles from Chesapeake

Fortis College Norfolk
F
Norfolk, VA
 
Fortis College Norfolk

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 454enrollment
  • $25,366net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

13 miles from Chesapeake

Thomas Nelson Community College
T
Hampton, VA
 
Thomas Nelson Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 6,256enrollment
  • $6,506net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

27 miles from Chesapeake